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It was teased back in September and now, it's finally arrived -- the SlingPlayer Android app optimized specifically for Honeycomb tablets. Available today on the Android Market, Sling Media's latest app allows Slingbox owners to stream TV directly to their slates, and features a new program gui...

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See that faint silhouette lurking on the horizon? That'd be a wave of white space internet, and it's inching ever closer to the US. On Wednesday, the FCC confirmed that it will begin testing a new database that will enable gadgets to operate on white space airwaves, nearly a year after first rati...

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Think your cable connection's fast? Arris thinks it could be a lot faster. At today's NCTA Cable Show in Chicago, the company will demo a new system that can support download speeds of 4.5Gbps, and upload rates of 575Mbps. To achieve this, Arris devoted more of its DOCSIS 3.0 cable channels to broad...

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Sure it's no Netflix, but YouTube access is pretty key for any connected TV platform, which makes news that Roku's unofficial YouTube channel has received a takedown notice troubling. Apparently the developer of the channel is actually on Roku's payroll now which ZatzNotFunny points out could furth...

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Besides its 1996 throwback shenanigans, Hulu has rolled out an update to its channel on Roku media streamers today. In concert with Roku's update yesterday it should help make Hulu Plus streaming a smoother experience, tweaking for overscan and improving playback reporting just like the recent upda...

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The number of 24/7 broadcasting 3D channels in the US will go from one to three next week, now that Sony, Imax and Discovery have announced the launch of their channel, 3net, on DirecTV alongside its existing n3D channel and ESPN 3D, which will start looping its sports videos 24/7 on Valentine's Da...

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Shopping channel QVC, of all places, has a pretty good iPad deal going on right now. It's offering up Apple's magical and revolutionary device (in a 16GB Wi-Fi version) along with a ton of accessories for US $749. In that price, you get the dock connector cable, a silicon sleeve and stand, a clear ...

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Already available on U-verse and Dish Network, Sony Movie Channel is now also on DirecTV. According to DirecTV's official Twitter account, subscribers with the HD Extras Package can find it on channel 563. We haven't heard much about the network since its recent launch, but we do love Ghostbusters I...

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The Roku Player's beefed-up Netflix channel was certainly a nice addition, but the company's latest partner is a little more fierce: pay-per-view UFC is coming to the little streaming media player, starting with Rampage vs. Evans on May 29th. Fight pricing hasn't been announced yet, but users will ...

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Apple is definitely one of the world's most admired companies, but their lofty ambitions, high visibility, and easy-to-identify style also makes them ripe for parody, as in this very funny video by the UK's E4. They're boasting about a madeup device called the ePad, which will wow you with its re...

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